Workshops

Summer workshops for 2020 are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are evaluating the possibility of conducting online workshops. We would love to hear from you regarding your interest; please fill out our contact form here.

We offer in-person professional development summer workshops to provide you with the background to teach The Great Diseases curriculum in your high school classrooms. These free workshops are offered for continuing education units (CEUs) and are open to all teachers interested in the topic, regardless of whether you plan to teach The Great Diseases curriculum.

Each workshop focuses on a specific disease module from The Great Diseases curriculum. You will learn the key scientific concepts and experience the inquiry-based pedagogical strategies employed in the curriculum. We will also discuss adapting the lesson plans for your own classroom. Once you have completed the workshop we can offer support as you pilot the curriculum in your classroom.

2020 Workshops

Teaching Biomedical Science Using Case Studies
Teaching Infectious Diseases in the Time of Corona

July 20: Texas Health Occupations Association Conference for Health Science Teachers (College Station, Texas)

Teaching Cancer Biology
Infectious Diseases and Coronavirus

July 21-22: Summer Institute for K-12 Educators (Kerville, Texas)

Past Workshops

Locations: MA (Boston), NYC, TX (Fort Wayne, Houston, College Station, Kerville)
Date / Duration: June‚ÄďAugust / 5-day (35 contact hours) or 1 day (7 contact hours)

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Want us to bring a workshop to your district?

We’re currently planning our future workshop schedule. If there are over 10 teachers who would like a workshop in a specific location, we’ll do our best to make it happen. Let us know what would work for you!